Campaign India Team
Jul 13, 2018

McCann Health terminates global CCO following employee complaint

Jeremy Perrott violated the agency's code of conduct. This marks the second termination of a prominent global industry figure this week based on employee complaints, following Ogilvy's firing of Tham Khai Meng.

McCann Health terminates global CCO following employee complaint

McCann Health’s global chief creative officer Jeremy Perrott has been fired following "a complaint about a violation" of the company’s code of conduct.

Perrott, who had been with the Interpublic Group company for nearly three decades, was let go in the days leading up to the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

A person with knowledge of the matter said the complaint surrounded allegations of "offensive and inappropriate language."

A statement from McCann reads: "We received a complaint about a violation of our Code of Conduct by McCann Health’s, Jeremy Perrott. As a result, following an investigation, he is no longer with the company.

"Our foremost priority is to foster a workplace where people are respected and valued, and importantly, an environment where people feel safe and protected to come forward to report actions that run counter to our values and code of conduct."

McCann Health is in the process of replacing Perrott. Other members of his former leadership team are taking on his responsibilities in the interim.

Perrott was not immediately available for comment.

(This article first appeared on CampaignLive.com)

Source:
Campaign India

Related Articles

Just Published

21 hours ago

Vivo to continue as lead sponsor for the IPL

The IPL Governing Council was reviewing sponsorship deals from Chinese companies following the border skirmish between India and China

22 hours ago

Microsoft deal to buy TikTok in US would include ...

Buyout aims to address security concerns from governments in these markets over user information and privacy.

22 hours ago

69% of India infested with fake news during ...

WhatsApp and Facebook biggest sources of fake news according to the study conducted by Social Media Matters along with Institute for Governance, Policies and Politics

1 day ago

Facebook shows the power of connections during the ...

Watch the films conceptualised by Taproot Dentsu